Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

Historic glass and film negatives, prints, and postcards documenting life along New York State’s canals, including the Erie Canal, Black River Canal, and Champlain Canal from the collection of Albert Gayer.
A collection of postcards depicting Geneva, New York during the 19th and 20th centuries.
This collection contains items that share the history of the Feeder Canal and the people involved.